Daniel O'Brien

Grain Markets & Market Structure, Farm Management

Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist
Northwest Research Extension Center

The focus of Dr. O’Brien's extension and applied research efforts have been in the areas of grain and bioenergy market analysis - with emphasis on of wheat, feed grain, oilseed, and ethanol supply-demand and prices. He also has been working in the areas of irrigated and dryland cropping systems and natural resource-related issues in western Kansas. He also works extensively with agricultural audiences on issues such as farmland leasing and crop enterprise profitability. Visit "Focused on Grains Blog" by Dan O'Brien.

Northwest Research Extension Center
105 Experiment Farm Road PO Box 786
Colby , KS  67701-0786
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Documents & Presentations by Daniel O'Brien
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Grain Market Supply-Demand Fundamentals Presented at 2016 Texas AgriLife Master Marketer Workshop. February 4, 2016
Grain Market Outlook, Profitability, and Selling Strategies for 2016 Presented at KSU Ag Profitability Conference. St. John, KS. January 21, 2016
Corn Market Outlook for 2016 Presented at 2016 KSU Corn School. Salina, KS. January 15, 2016
Grain Market Outlook for Late 2015-2016 November 12, 2015
Grain Market Outlook for Fall 2015 Presented at AGEC 420 Commodity Futures Class. Manhattan, KS. October 21, 2015
Wheat Market Outlook for 2015-2016 Presented at Midwest Outlook Conference. Louisville, KS. August 14, 2015
Syngenta Corn Litigation: The Difficulty in Separating Out "Record Large 2014 Crop" from "Syngenta Seed Impacts" in Court May 12, 2015
Grain Market Outlook for 2015 Presented at AGEC 420 Commodity Futures Class. Manhattan, KS. March 25, 2015
2015 Soybean Markets & Profitability Prospects Presented at KSU Soybean School. Salina, Derby, Independence, Sabetha, KS. February 3, 2015
2015 Corn Markets and Profit Prospects 2015 KSU Corn School. Atchison, KS. January 16, 2015